Sick and Absence Fund: Medical Certificates
Clause 19 (9) of Councilís Main Collective Agreement provides that a medical certificate, for the purposes of occasional sick leave, must be issued and signed by a medical practitioner or any person who is certified to diagnose and treat patients and who is registered with a professional council established by an Act of Parliament.
Click here to find out more about acquiring authentic medical certificates.
Conciliation poster available for printing
There are numerous benefits to solving disputes through the conciliation process. The NBCRFLI has designed a poster to explain these benefits briefly and effectively.
Click here to access the conciliation process poster for printing and placing in your office(s)
Wellness Fund Minimum Contributions
Please be advised that the Council has resolved that the Wellness Fund Health Plan (basic medical insurance) will only cover employees whose monthly contributions towards the Wellness Fund (together with the employers portion) is at least R 73.96 effective 01 July 2014.
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Translation of the Main Collective Agreement
Paving the way to improved understanding and compliance
The National Bargaining Council for the Road Freight and Logistics Industry (NBCRFLI) is pleased to announce that the existing legal version of the Main Collective Agreement has been translated into 4 of the 11 official languages, namely Afrikaans, isiXhosa, isiZulu and seSotho. Please note that should there be any contradictions in the translated version, then the promulgated English version shall prevail.
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With the launch of our latest Ziwaphi edition, we are proud to announce the competition winners of the previous edition of Ziwaphi. Click here to view the names of our prize winners.
It was recently reported in the media that certain proposed legislative changes may affect the continued operation of the Wellness Fund. The Council is aware of these legislative proposals. Read more...
Launch of our new Gauteng Call Centre system
We are pleased to announce that the first phase of our Gauteng Region Call Centre system will be implemented on Friday 2nd of May 2014. The new call centre system is yet another way in which you can communicate with us directly at the NBCRFLI and receive immediate assistance. Click here to read more.
Financial Services Laws Amendment Act of 2013
Please be advised that as from January 2014 legislation has been introduced that makes non-payment of retirement fund contributions by employers a criminal offence punishable by a fine of up to R10 million and/or imprisonment of up to 10 years. Moreover company directors can also be held personally liable for non-payment of contributions. Click here for more.
Gauteng Regional Stakeholder Conference
Wage and Allowance increases for employees